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Tornado Watch 147
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   SEL7
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 147
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   145 PM CDT MON MAR 31 2008
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS
          EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 145 PM UNTIL 900
   PM CDT.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES WEST OF JEFFERSON
   CITY MISSOURI TO 20 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF SCOTT AFB ILLINOIS. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
   
   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
   AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
   THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
   AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.
   
   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 146...
   
   DISCUSSION...CLUSTER OF INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL MO WILL
   TRACK EAST-NORTHEASTWARD INTO WATCH AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
    INCREASINGLY MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS...COUPLED WITH
   STRENGTHENING WIND FIELDS ALOFT WILL PROMOTE A RISK OF SUPERCELL
   THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND ISOLATED
   TORNADOES.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25030.
   
   
   ...HART
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